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Unique Donated Artwork Adorns Hospital Lobby

Foundation News & Updates

A Gift by Brothers Ben Shenson, MD and Jess Shenson, MD Newly Installed

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital is fortunate to have been the beneficiary of a major donation of artwork by Theodore Wores. Wores was a late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century California painter and a native San Franciscan. The gift of 48 works came from Doctors Ben Shenson and Jess Shenson, brothers who practiced at Saint Francis for a combined 95 years.  A select number of Wores pieces are now on view in the Hospital’s Drs. Ben and Jess Shenson Memorial Gallery. The Shensons’ cousin Fred Levin, and his wife Nancy Livingston, oversee the Shenson Foundation and continue to support the Hospital’s ability to maintain and display this unique collection of paintings.